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to lap. and president obama weighed in on the controversy all the way from malaysia, answering a question from chuck. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything, you just let them talk. and that's what happened here. i have confidence that the nba commissioner, adam silver, a good man, will address this. obviously the nba is a league that is beloved by fans all across the country. it's got an awful lot of african-american players. it's steeped in african-american culture. and i suspect that the nba is going to be deeply concerned in resolving this. >> chuck todd is still with us from the philippines. chuck, thanks for sticking around. and "sports illustrated"'s phil taylor joins us. phil, i want to start with you. if it is confirmed that this is in fact sterling, what kind of action should be taken and how much of a test is there for the new nba commissioner adam silver? >> it's a huge test for the new commissioner opinion t commissioner. the feeling is if this is true and proven to be sterling on the audio tapes that he should be fined
as bad as it gets. >>> the hunt for malaysia flight 370 enters a new faith. searchers will shift away from scanning for debris from the missing jet and instead focus on plumbing the depths of the indian ocean. >>> and a show of solidarity. the los angeles clippers send a message to owner donald sterling after he's allegedly recorded making racist comments. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, april 28th, 2014. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm marlie hall in for anne-marie green. this morning recovery efforts are under way in several states after a deadly series of tornadoes drove through the midwest and southeast. at least 12 before killed and dozens injured. speaking from the philippines this morning president obama sent his condolences to the victims and says federal officials are on the ground to help. besides the tornadoes the powerful storm system produced high winds and heavy rains from texas to kentucky. this morning the system is headed east. hardest hit is an area north of little rock, arkansas, where at least 16 people were killed.
it the most difficult search in human history, australia's prime minister announced the hunt for malaysia airlines flight 370 is entering a new phase. the underwater search will expand as soon as more sophisticated vehicles can be brought in. the aerial search is being suspended. the prime minister assured the families that searchers will do everything humanly possible to solve this mystery. >>> the fbi joined in the investigation for a charleston, west virginia, man off the coast of south florida. he jumped off a cruise ship. 30-year-old james miller was a passenger on the bahamas celebration crews liner. he disappeared 27 miles off of delray beach. coast guard crews have been searching for him since sunday. >>> nba players union and the -- onners calling for immediate sanctions against los angeles clippers owner donald sterling after he was allegedly caught on tape making racially insensitive remarks. the clippers players weren't commenting before the game against the warriors. as clayton sandell reports, they made their feelings crystal clear. >> just before tipoff, the l.a. clippers t
to be like this when you have a team that is 70% african american players. >> reporter: from malaysia president obama. >> obviously the nba is a league that is beloved by fans all across the country. got an awful lot of african american players which steeped in african american culture. and i suspect that the nba is going to be deeply concerned in resolving this. >> reporter: the issue, captured sterling's own words. >> who makes the game? do i make the game or do they make the game? >> and fans are finding creative ways to express themselves in this. take a look at this picture tweeted from the game in oakland this afternoon. two guys, different races definitely getting their point across. from the newsroom, debora villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details the naacp tweeted. donald sterling will not be receiving a long time achievement award for the los angeles branch of the naacp. if you're silent about this, then you're accepting of this. >> reporter: and joe fonzi joins us now with some of the words on the role. >> reporter: the los angeles clipper players have chosen for no
president obama leaves malaysia after a two day state visit for fourth and final stop on his asia tour, the philippines. a landmark agreement between the united states and the philippines to be signed coinciding with the president's visit, allowing for a military presence there for ten years. it was some 20 years ago that two enormous military bay, subic bay and clark air force base were closed. first, the philippines were tired of hosting the nafl base, the cold war was over and the eruption of mount penatubo, and now 20 years later, amidst territorial disputes over a group of islands called the spratleys, andboro shoal, between chinese and philippine fishermen, while the president is there, this agreement is going to be signed. after tha that, the president ss a day in manila. there will be another joint press conference, and then returning to washington, d.c. on tuesday. >> mike viqueria reporting. >>> obama's trip raises questions as to whether he'll press countries for democratic reform. so for more on this let's bring in phil robinson, based in bangkok. phil, how would you assess
awful hot button you can hit. >> today, have a world away in malaysia, president obama said much of the same. >> nd t at happened here. >> reporter: the clippers were badly beaten here today, 118-97. now the nba says it will complete the investigation into the statements attributed to ster e the next game in this f series. jeff, that set for tuesday night in los angeles. >> jeff: john blackstone in oakland, thank you. >> more storms developing here. the area to watch for monday, nashville reaching back to birmsham, jackson, the highest risk area for potentially more tornadoes, certainly heavy rain and you notice not a lot of movement as we head into tuesday, the deep south still will be under the gun. >> eric fisher, chief meteorologist at wbz in boston, thank you. >> an historic day at the vatican today, the first ever joint elevation of two former points to sainthood with two living popes there. hundreds of thousands filled st. peter's square to watch a service that honored two beloved popes with enduring legacies. allen pizzey was there as well. >> reporter: to the chants of t
around the world during his visit to malaysia. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't have to do anything, just let them talk. that's what happened here. >> the audio that has gone viral has renewed the debate about america and racism. >> : >> lebron james, one of the biggest names in the game is calling on new n.b.a. commissioner adam silver to take a stand against any bigot tri. >> there's -- big olry. >> -- bigotry. >> there's no room for that in the game. it's the greatest game, and comment like that, it takes our game, we can't have it - not from a player, owner or fan. >> adam silver promised action, but the n.b.a. investigation could be complex. the voice from the recording has to be authenticated as donald sterling's. there may be an issue about how it was obtained. the player association is being asked to be included in any decision about the owner. >> we are one family, i'm confident we'll speak together in one voice. there's no place in the n.b.a. family for ignorance, intolerance, reprehensible comments that are unacceptable and not fitting for
to malaysia? >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't have to do anything. you just let them talk. >> that's what happened here. >> earlier today, i spoke with charles smith, a former l.a. clippers player who said boycotting the team would not be a good idea right now. >> the players have spoken up. this has been -- this is not good for the owners. it's not good for the league, the players, the fans, whether you are black or white, whatever race. this is not good. it's not good for america. so boycotting isn't going to do much. i think the players need to hold on to their personal currency. they don't need to utilize or spend it at this point in time. let the owners and the commissioner do what they do, see what the outcome is and then you can make your next step. >> also, the naacp said sterling should apologize if the commentsr true and saying as the investigation is in progress, we urge the la branch of the naacp to withdraw donald sterling from the honorary list at its upcoming gala. we suggest african-americans and latinos should honor his request and not attend
of regional state tv. nbc news has not been able to confirm that report. president obama in malaysia today said the world must stand firm against russian aggression toward ukraine. take a will be listen. >> collectively us and the europeans have said that so long as russia are continues down the path of oh provocation rath arer than trying to deescalate there will be consequences. they will continue to grow. >> i want to bring in congressman engel, ranking member of the foreign affairs committee. just returned from ukraine. let's start with president obama. there is talk about consequences. what kind of consequence is he the talking about? what consequences do russia face? >> talk thing about sanctions. what putin is doing is dangerous. the world cannot sit by. if the world does, nato is dead. nato has to react. there are countries in the area that are worried about putin stirring up russians in the country. >> are are the stiffer sanctions which are going to take effect, can they change the calculus. >> iran is now sitting down and negotiating with the united states in the west. we impose
, the families of passengers on board missing malaysia airline flight 370 have a new target. what response have they received from boeing so far? we'll take a look. >>> and a ceremony unprecedented in the history of the catholic church. two former popes become saints in one day and nearly a million people gather in vatican city to witness history in the making. >>> we begin today with stunning recorded comments rattling the nba. the long-time owner of the los angeles clippers donald sterling is under fire for making racist remarks. it's sterling fighting with his girlfriend seen here with him in this photo. he allegedly says he doesn't want her associating with african-american players while at the games. listen. >> i saw someone i admire. i admire magic johnson. >> okay. good. >> i'm sorry. he's helped a lot of people. >> i'm finished talking to you. i have nothing more to say. >> and i took a picture with someone i admire. >> good. >> and he happens to be black and i'm sorry. >> i think it's nice that you know him. i know him well and he should be admired. it's just too bad that you can't adm
access to bases. they say it will affect their sovereignty. >>> the u.s. and malaysia say they will work to improve relations. it follows a visit by obama as part of the asian tour. he's drumming up support for a trade deal. >> reporter: it's been billed as a historic visit, the first by a u.s. president to malaysia in nearly 50 years. barack obama started the day at the national mosque. before meeting with the malaysian prime minister at a news conference. >> today the united states is once again playing a leadership role in the asia pa scientific, and a key part of the strategy is to expandz ties with southeast asia. >> left unspoken is the concern over the growing influence in the region. already an important trade partner with many countries including the united states, china's increased dmek clout is a more assertive nation. the u.s. is trying to counter that influence with a free trade deal, that would include more than ten countries with malaysia among them. >> you must have multiple friends and levels of relationships in order to balance out that you're not totally dependent on a
. >> as it has throughout his trip, the crisis in ukraine hung over the president's stop in malaysia. the u.s. and its allies have threatened sanctions on broad sect orders of the russian economy. some in europe are balking. sunday, mr. obama said the u.s. won't go it alone? >> we are going to be in a stronger position to deter mr. putin when he sees that the world is unified and the united states and europe is unified rather than this is just a u.s./russian conflict. >> mike viqueira, al jazeera, traveling with the president in malays malaysia. >> let the freedom bells ring. today south africa celebrates freedom day celebrating the first post-apartheid election 20 years. that was the first time each race could vote and that's what made nelson mandela president. here is more >> reporter: photographs of her family bring fond memories but she says she sometimes gets annoyed. she voted for freedom in south africa's first democratic elections in 1994. she feels young people these days don't understand what it was like living under apartheid. >> they are stupid. i want to tell them they are fool
racially charged remarks. today president obama while on a state visit to malaysia said it's an example of the u.s. continuing to wrestle with the legacy of racism. >> said some incredibly offensive racist statements that were published. when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't real very to do anything. you just let them talk, and that's what happened here. i have confidence that the nba commissioner adam silva, a good man, will address this. >> it's an apparent scandal that's only growing. more from the los angeles newsroom with the latest on this. >> reporter: this is turning into a real firestorm. l.a. clippers owner being described as an objective national outrage now in the wake of that tape. now, of course, this tape came across by tmz sports, them saying the voice on the tape is that of sterling saying racist remarks about african-americans. donald sterling will not be at the playoff game against the warriors keeping low and doc rivers, the clippers coach, reacted to the tape last night saying that none of the players are happy about it. >> doesn't matter
a press conference with malaysia's prime minister. >> i don't think i have to interpret those statements for you. they kind of speak for themselves. when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything, you just let them talk. >> president obama said the incident illustrates that more work needs to be done in understanding the legacy of slavery and racism in the united states. sterling is set to receive a lifetime achievement award from the naacp next month and the president of the naacp is now urging that he be withdrawn from the honoree list. by the way, sterling also received a lifetime achievement award from the organization back in 2009. we have a link with the full audio recording on our website abc7news.com. again, the warriors take on the clippers in game four of the nba playoffs this afternoon at 12:30 right here on abc7. i'll be at the game. you can follow me on twitter @ctylerabc7. the game will be followed with post-game interviews and highlights. >>> a woman is waking up in jail this morning after police say she stabbed her baby to deat
by sterling at a news conference he held with malaysia's prime minister. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you just let them talk. you don't have to do anything. that's what happened here. i have confidence that the nba commissioner, adam silver, a good man, will address this. >> reporter: it's continuing to wrestle with the race and segregation. >>> fbi searching for clues why a young mother killed her infant son. was found in regional park yesterday morning. police thought they were investigating a car crash but when they got there, they found her walking down the road with her dead baby in her arms. >> it appears from our investigation now that she emerged from the vehicle with the child and went into a camp royal proper and that we believe is where the murder occurred. she was carrying the child on her way back down here when officers encountered her. >> police said the baby had been stabbed. it also appears the mother tried to commit suicide. >>> a bill known as audrey's law goes into effect on tuesday. it's named after audrey pot, naked pictures were pas
who is in malaysia calling the reported remarks, quote, incredibly offensive racist comments. >>> and history at the vatican, as pope francis declared two of his predecessors, john the xxiii and pope john paul ii, saints. more than 1.2 million people flooded st. peter's square to witness the unprecedented celebration. taylorsville, north carolina. the pilot of this plane had to make a crash landing. the pilot never saw john ruffy. sitting on his lawn mower who was in his path. the plane wound up crashing into him, se vering his hand. he's expected to be all right. the pilot was not injured. >>> finally, the urban legends of the atari grave, yes, sara, has been put to rest. a documentary film crew unearthed the e.t. cartridges from a heap of garbage buried deep in the new mexico desert. as legend goes, 30 years ago, atari sent about a dozen truckloads for the e.t. cartridges to be hidden forever. e.t. has been called the worst game in history, of the world, of the universe, that led to the demise of the company. >> e.t. >> their technique was to hide it all in the desert? >> b
and business center. mr. obama is the first center to visit malaysia in almost 50 years. he also addressed relatives of flight 370 defending malaysia's government's handling of the search for that missing jetliner. the president also offering his sympathy to the families and pledging continued support in the search. >> i want to again express the deepest condolences of the american people to all the families who lost loved ones on that flight. malaysian, american, chinese and people from many other nations. as we have since the beginning of this tragedy, we are working closely with our malaysian partners and continue to provide all the assistance we can in their search and the investigation and today the prime minister and i discussed some of the lessons being learned from this tragedy and how nations including our own might improve to continue our cooperation moving forward. >> coming up at 9:15 we will have more on the president's trip with our political analyst michael yaki. >>> expect wet roads and sprinkles. here's a live look from our mount tam cam. i'll talk about when the wet weath
a response from president obama traveling in malaysia. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything. you just let them talk, and that's what happened here. >> the president was asked about the audio recording during a news conference with malaysia's prime minister. president obama said he is confident that the nba is aware and will address the issue. and many people on social media are expressing their opinions. tell us what you think. go to the ktvu facebook page. we are asking if the recording turns out to be indeed authentic, what should the repercussions be? >>> new this morning, history was made in an unprecedented ceremony at the vatican. pope francis canonized two former popes making pope john xxiii and pope john paul ii saints. it was the first time air reigning and a retired pope celebrated mass together in public and also the first time that two pontiffs were made saints in one ceremony. in an effort to get the best vantage points, many camped out on side streets, and others stayed up all night to attend prayer vigils.
's alleged comments. at a news conference in malaysia just hours ago, chuck todd asked the president for comment. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything. you just let them talk, and that's what happened here. >> david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." david, good morning. >> good morning, erica. >> the president went on to say that this just shows, again, how the u.s. continues to struggle with this legacy of race and slavery and segregation, and it is something, as we know, that continues to come up, and the president is asked about it, especially because of all this talk about after his election that we would be moving into a post-racial america. how did these comments affect the president when he is asked to weigh in on them, and in your experience in washington? >> well, there's a certain moral leadership that comes with being the first african-american president and to talk about issues of race that still persist in this country. racism persists. when you have these flash points, the president initially reluctant ha
's, but the government. >>> the united states and malaysia have agreed to improve their bilateral relations. that agreement comes after a visit of president obama. the prime minister is suggesting malaysia is not ready to sign the u.s.-led trade deal. reports from malaysia's capitol. >> reporter: it's been billed as a historic visit. the first u.s. president to visit malaysia in 50 years. >> today the united states is once again playing a leadership role in the asia pacific, and a key part of our strategy is expanding our ties with southeast asia. >> already an important trade partner with many countries including the united states, it means a more assertive nation. and the u.n. is trying to include that in the deal. >> you have multiple friends. multiple levels of relationships in order to balance that you're not talking to anyone in particular. the defense aspect of what's going on has to be balanced by real trade and business. >> reporter: some people worry that the move that removes trade protection will leave small businesses untieable compete and large businesses enjoy the labor group
an elite group as the vatican make history. >> day two of a visit to malaysia, the first american president to visit the country in half a century. >>> calling it quits - south korea's prime minister resigns over scathing criticism on how the government handled the ferry accident. >>> out of bounds - an investigation into the owner of the l.a. clippers caught on tape makeses racist remarks: >> good morning to you. welcome to al jazeera america. i'm morgan radford, live in new york. it's an event unlike any other in the history of the catholic church. two popes entered saint hood today. a short time ago pope francis bestarted the title to john paul ii and john xxiii. they were connonized under the gaze of a billion catholic around the world and at vatican square. nick schifrin joins us from there. what makes today's event unlike any other, and so unique? >> let go through the first time in the it 2000 year history of the catholic church that we have two popes canonized together. the first time in history that we have two living popes having a mass, celebrating a mass in st. peter's square, p
states and malaysia promised to strengthen their relationship. pam re and the malaysian prime minister najib razak held bilateral talk. trade was among some issues discussed. >> we agreed to upgrade our bilateral relations to a comprehensive partnership, marking a new phase in our relationship, greater collaboration on economy, security, education, science, technology and more. >> barack obama is the first american president to visit malaysia in 40 years. some international groups want him to use the journey as an opportunity to raise human rights issues. one is political freedom. human rights says malaysia's government uses outdated laws to harass political opponents. the system is used to target peaceful protesters, and police use force against demonstrators. homosexuals face particular persecution with groups undermining activities. >> unfortunately it is a situation that is getting perceptively worse since the election on may 23rdrd. we have seen a crackdown on political opposition leader anwar ibrahim and others, and on civil society groups, across the board. freedom of expression
n other news overnight, president obama held a press conference with malaysia's prime minister as questions continue to loom over the missing airliner. >> the president also talking about the tensions between russia and ukraine. >> and peter doocy is joining us live from washington, d.c. with all the details. good morning, peter, what can you tell us? >> reporter: i can tell you overnight the president said they need to place new sanctions on russia together as part of the unified effort because president obama says if this becomes the united states versus russia conflict, the impact of the sanctions won't be felt as much. >> oftentimes they are really interested in portraying this through this old cold war prism, when in fact that's not what the issue is here. the issue is respecting basic international norms of sovereignty and territorial integrity. >> reporter: as the conflict between ukraine and russia boils over, the underwater search for malaysia flights 370 continues. and even though millions of dollars worth of american time and equipment haven't produced any tangible r
in the east of ukraine. barack obama has made the remarks in malaysia on the leg of his tour of asia. he said there was broad support for broad sanctions to punish moscow. >> the notion that for us to go forward with sectoral sanctions on our own, without the europeans would be the most affected deterrent that vladimir putin - i think he's factually wrong. we'll be in a stronger position to deter vladimir putin, when he sees that the world is unified and the united states and europe is unified. >> inside ukraine, a team of negotiators is heading to slovyansk in the east. where they are hoping to secure the release of their colleagues held by pro-russian gunmen in slovyansk. they have been detained since last friday. we can talk to hoda abdel-hamid in donetsk, which is not far from slovyansk. we are hearing that the team of negotiators that have just come in, could be getting there and will be granted an audience with those holding the international monitors. >> i didn't hear all the question, but i can say that the team should be arriving any minute and will be meeting with the self-proclaime
happens again. >> now the u.s. president has held talks with malaysia's prime minister. it's all part of barack obama's week long tour of asia. now malaysia's relationship with the u.s. is stronger than ever. >> we agree to the relations to the partnership. this marks a new phase in our relationship, economy, and more. >> president obama said that russia should stop encouraging unrest in the ukraine. there will be more sanctions in order to punish moscow. >> the notion that you for us to go forward without the european nations would be the most deterrent, but that is wrong. the most deterrence will be when president putin sees we're solidified. >> now the putin military observers have been detained since friday. the leader of the prosopous moscow group said he would consider a trade from kiev. >>> that's the situation, let's go live to donestk. several lines of development concerning the team on its way to try to negotiate the release of these monitor who is are being held in slovensk, we. >> reporter: yes, they are still on their way. they do all it can to have these men released. at
malaysia in half a century. >>> south africans mark 23 year since the apartheid. and doubling canonization. >> the south korea's prime minister has resigned over the handling of the ferry disaster. 389 people have been confirmed dead, but 100 people still has been unaccounted for. reports from seoul. >> reporter: eleven days past the disaster, the prime minister decided to take the fall. >> the right thing for me to do is to do the right thing and resign. i apologize for many problems from the prevention of the accident to the early handling of the disaster. >> reporter: on the day after the ferry went down, president put him in charge of the rescue effort, and literally at one point when parents of missing children threw a water bottle and scuffled with him, and once again preventing his car from leaving the island. but there is a wider sense of anger and shame in this country citizen more emerges about the safety violations that led to the needless loss of so many children's lives, has regulation and corrupt practices in south korea as a whole. they preempted any trial by calling the act
scrubbed those operations today. >>> president obama is making an historic visit to malaysia, the first u.s. president to visit the muslim majority country in 50 years. the king of malaysia thanks the president for america's help to help to locate the commercial plane that disappeared seven weeks en route from kuala lumpur to beijing. >>> a 73-year-old woman was killed after a driver ran his suv into a busy ice cream shop. he was apparently try doing back his vehicle out of a parking spot and supposedly lurched forward into a line of people waiting to get into the ice cream parlor around 6:00 last night. the wolwas pinned under the suv. workers rescued from inside the packed restaurant to help the injured. police say so far the driver a man in his 80s or early 80s has not been cited. >>> nevada rancher cliven bundy is asking for forgiveness for racially offensive comments made earlier this week. >> i hope that i didn't offend anybody, if i did, i ask for their forgiveness, but i'm not with drawing what i said. the things that i said i meant. >> earlier this week bundy asked if "african-
of global markets >> patricia sabga, al jazeera, new york >> president obama is in malaysia tonight. it's the first visit by a u.s. prepondera president in almost five decades. he will meet with the prime minister to discuss the search for that missing jet. he attended an elaborate dinner at the national palace. mike viqueira joins us from kuala lumpur with more on the visit. what's on the president's agenda for the rest of this trip? >> well, jonathan, you are absolutely right. this is a state visit. there is a lot of pomp and circumstance and ceremony that goes along with it. the president is up bright and early this sunday morning in kuala lumpur. he has visited the national mosque at this moment. he is in a bilateral meeting with prime minister najib of malaysia. later, he hosts a town hall with youths from around kuala lumpur, a conference with the prime minister, jonathan >> mike, he was also scheduled earlier. why did that not happen? >> reporter: it's interesting. he is sending his national security secretary susan rice to do it. ibrahimovic has been arrested twice on what many
garrett with the president in malaysia, thank you. the two other americans killed in thursday's hospital shooting in kabul, afghanistan, have now been identified. they are hospital administrator jon gabel, and his father, gary, both from chicago. the third victim was identified earlier as dr. jerry umanos, also from chicago. later, classmates in mourning for the victim in that prom day killing in connecticut. that story when the cbs evening news continues. try boost® original nutritional drink. it helps fill nutritional gaps in your diet. each delicious serving provides 10 grams of protein to help maintain muscle, and 26 vitamins and minerals, including calcium and vitamin d to support bone health. plus, boost® original is doctor recommended and has a guaranteed great taste. help get the nutrition you need with boost® nutritional drink. this has been medifacts for boost® nutritional drink. with sfx: car unlock beep.ink. vo: david's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today his doctor has him on a bayer aspirin regimen to help reduce the risk of another one. if you've had a heart
this saturday as tension mount there. president obama is in malaysia but he's preparing for tougher sanctions against putin coming as early as monday. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl asking the president will those sanctions really change anything president putin is up to. >> reporter: good evening, david. with the prime minister of ukraine accusing russia of trying to start world war 3, president obama has tried to turn up the heat and brokered a deal with the european leaders to slap another round of sanctions on russia. it was a lavish welcome for president obama in malaysia but president obama is now ratcheting up the pressure on president putin. another round of sanctions coming as soon as monday will hit cronies near putin's inner circle. the russian economy is already paying a price. s & p cut russia's credit rating above junk bond status and investors have pulled 70 billion dollars out of the country since the beginning of the year. >> president putin is not a stupid man, and i think he recently acknowledged that this has already had an impact. >> you acknowledge s
allowing people to carry guns in bars and other public buildings. >>> president obama landed in malaysia today exactly .7 weeks since flight 370 disappeared. he arrived just as the u.s. navy is nearing the end of an under water search. he plans to discuss the tragedy with the country's prime minister and regional and trade issues are on the agenda. the president is attending an elaborate dinner at the palace where he offered a toast to the growing relationship. >> our people have similar hopes and similar aspirations. we can draw strength in both of our nations from our ethnic and religious diversity. >> the first u.s. president to visit malaysia in five decades. >>> up next, it's not over yet, african officials confirm there will be a run-off of the historic allegations, also raising concerns in afghanistan >> a rare look inside baghdad's command center. [ music ] in southern afghanistan, a british helicopter went down in kandahar province. nato is investigating. >>> in the northern, more have been forced to flee flood waters. villagers in fourth northwestern prove i knew i s ince z /*
white house correspondent ed henry is live from malaysia with more, ed. >> good to see you. you're right. the first u.s. president since lyndon johnson to visit this asian nation. they would love to talk about the good will here, trade ties. a big steak dinner for the president as well as the search for the missing malaysian airlines jet which u.s. law enforcement agencies including the fbi have been helping a lot with. but you're right that ukraine hows of miles away has been the focus. not just here in malaysia but the previous two stops in south korea and japan because the situation on the ground there appears to be deteriorating. you've had the interim prime minister suggesting that what vladimir putin really wants to do is spark a third world war. that put the president on defense. he's been scrambling on this trip and talking to european leaders to come up with the new round of u.s. sanctions coming on monday but also european sanctions may be coming as well. bottom line, though, they're not likely to be the sort of large sector sanctions pointed at say the energy and banking secto
in malaysia today. it is the third stop of his tour of asia, aimed at building closer ties with u.s. allies in that region. however, the long-awaited visit comes at a tense time as mr. obama tackles several foreign policy issues. ed henry is live from malaysia with more. hi, ed. >> reporter: good to see you, arthel. you're right. certainly you would expect that missing malaysia airlines jet may come up. because the fbi, other u.s. agencies have been helpful in trying to find the jet. there's likely to be talk of pomp and circumstance, there was a lavish state dinner here for president obama because he's the first u.s. president to visit this destination since lyndon johnson. you're absolutely right, it's all about these other issues, thousands of miles away, like ukraine. we've seen the situation deteriorate on the ground, the interim ukrainian prime minister says he thinks russian president vladimir putin is actually itching to start world war iii. so president obama has been scrambling on this trip in asia, talking to european allies, trying to figure out what to do next. u.s. officials t
into ukraine. president obama toasts the u.s. relationship with malaysia as he prepares for trade talks. millions of catholics gather at the vatican ahead of ceremonies that will turn two popes into saints. all of the world is a stage for the celebration of william shakespeare's birth. [ music ] >>> with ukraine's crisis still raging, several developments are occurring this week in g7 nations who agree to step up sanctions against russia. european xdiplomats are said to have an emergency meeting on monday. they are talking about deescalating tensions on the ground. secretary of state john kerry and his continuerpart spoke on the phone and asked to stop ukrainian actions against pro-russian demonstrators. the prime minister cut short a trip to italy because of the tensions in the east. >> russian military aircraft, today at 9:00 crossed and violated ukrainian airspace for seven times. russian aggression has its aim to undermine the global security and global stability to redraw the lines and to revise the consequences of the second world war. >> also, from moscow, promising to help rele
in asia right now in malaysia and extending his condolences to those who are impacted by the missing plane. thanks so much, at the white house, erin mcpike. >>> here in the u.s., 20 million people could be impacted this weekend by an outbreak of possible deadly tornadoes and storms. let's go straight to meteorologist jennifer grey in a cnn severe weather center. we're really just seeing the beginning of what could be a pretty dangerous season? >> yeah, this is going to be a multi-day event. we had a quiet severe weather season up until now. so this is going to be the most significant event we've seen so far this season. it is getting a late start but that duns mean anything in the way of healthier the storms can be. this is a saturday, sunday, monday and possibly, fred, even into tuesday event for the east coast. we'll start with saturday. and today, that's where we're going see the storms begin to fire up. right now on the radar not so much. we have showers out in the rockies. but we're going to be zeroing in on this area here right from the texas pan hanle all of the way up to nebraska a
in malaysia, becoming the first president to visit that country since lbj. he talks about the economy and security in the asia-pacific, the crisis in ukraine continues with more sanctions coming. and international observers are now being hailed. we'll update you on that. also, you won't believe what someone caught the guy who owns the l.a. clippers allegedly saying to his girlfriend about black people. we're going to play what he reportedly said and talk about why so many are disgusted and demanding the nba do something. >>> it's an assembly of amino acids, fats, and water that's like what you get out of an animal. >> but will the masses bite? and if they do, what it could mean for the future of food in this country and the world. >>> and how about this? no batteries needed. a flashlight that runs solely on the heat of your hand. a 15-year-old google science fair award winner came up with today's big idea. a whole heck of a lot to get to on this saturday afternoon. we start with that developing story out of los angeles. one that's lighting up the sports world and social media as well.
in malaysi malaysia. >> there you have it, festivities continue in vatican city where millions prepare for the canonization of not one but two popes. >>> more american troops are arriving in eastern europe today, and they'll add to the nato operation responding to tensions in ukraine. the u.s. is sends hundreds of soldiers to the balantic states. >> we are here to demonstrate nato's commitment to lithuania with our persistent presence of trained soldiers. let me make this clear. should lithuania need nato, i guarantee you nato will be there. >> the leaders are preparing to hold emergency talks on monday, and the white house and members of the g-7 all promising penalties for russia saying we have committed to act urgently toance fie targeted sanctions due to the cost of russia's actions. they cut short a trip to italy today citing escalating tensions with russia. >> russian military aircraft today crossed and violated ukrainian air space for seven times. it's clear that russian aggression has its aim to undermine the global security and global stability. to redraw the lines and to revis
obama arriving in malaysia this morning for the third stop on an asian tour. the president attending a state dinner with the king and prime minister. during the two-day visit, expected to discuss trade and security issues. he's also going to hold a town hall style forum with young leaders from across the region. this is the first visit by an american president to malaysia in almost 50 years. kelly? >>> president obama facing a backlash from big labor over the keystone xl pipeline. the head of a major labor union lambasting the president over the latest delay, claiming it's a midterm political student c t student costing jobs. groups expected in washington today to protest the pipeline. molly henderburg with more details. it could have provided 42,000 jobs, is that right? >> reporter: that's what the labor unions are upset about. president obama is getting an earful from groups usually loyal segments of the democratic base. labor unions and environmentalists. but they disagree on this keystone pipeline issues. leaders who were protesting on the mall today, they're glad the president
. greg postal. president obama's in malaysia right now arimrriving in kuala lumpur today. it is his third stop in asia. with another good day to you after this morning. talk about what's on the president's agenda in malaysia and what about the missing plane flight 370, is that going to be a topic of discussion? >> i anticipate it will be a topic of discussion when president obama sits down for a bilateral meeting with the prime minister of malaysia. there's also going to be a joint news conference tomorrow. i wouldn't be surprised if president obama got a question about that or if he offered some comments at the top of that news conference. we'll have to see. of course, this trip overall is a part of the obama administration's attempt to pivot to the asia pacific region. the key topic, when president obama talks to the prime minister will include trade, defense, of course malaysia is one of a dozen countries, that's a member of the transpacific partnership. there have been negotiations about broadening trade deals between asia countries and the united states. of course president obama tri
>>> president obama is attending a state dinner in malaysia where he toasted the long-standing relations between the two countries. it's his first of two days in the country and the first time in nearly half a century the u.s. head of state has visited malaysia. mike viquira brings us more. >> the president addressed u.s. forces gathered at yon song garrison before departing south korea and arriving later in the afternoon in malaysia, becoming the first american president since lyndon johnson some 50 years ago to visit that country. looming over the visit, of course, the tragedy of malaysian air 370, the country reeling, but there are other issues on the agenda: trade among them. the president pushing his trans pacific partnership, opening up markets across east and southeast asia. also, china looming over this visit as it has over the first two legs and japan and south korea principally because malaysia is among those countries that is involved in a territory y'all dispute in the south china sea with no fewer than 6 other nations in that region. on the agenda, although the president isn't like
violated the country's air space overnight. >> president obama in malaysia this morning. but his visit comes exactly 50 days after flight 370 vanished. >> the nra takes center stage in indianapolis firing back at critics and bringing out the gop's big guns. >>> and get ready to see a lot more of this. the national weather service warning a violent weekend is ahead. >>> take a nice deep breath. i'm victor blackwell. >> we do have breaking news we need to tell you about this hour. the crisis in ukraine, it is intensifying by the hour it seems. the country's prime minister accusi accusing russia of crossing air space multiple time sfwls they are ready to release a round of additional sanctions. we're live in the ukraine with the latest. >> reporter: well, as you're saying, the situation here does grow more tense by the moment. the government in kiev continues to say they are launching what they're calling their anti-terrorism operation. just an indication of how chaotic the situation is, the organization for security and cooperation in europe had mandated a military verification mission h
in malaysia for start of a two-day visit. he's the first american president to go there since lyndon johnson in 1966. now, there's a state dinner tonight and tomorrow mr. obama holds talks with the prime minister on trade and defense. however, he is not meeting with the prominent opposition leader as human rights groups had asked. national security adviser susan rice will do that instead. >>> today four more crew members from the south korean ferry that sank were arrested. now all 15 people who were involveed in navigating the boat are in custody and they're all accused of negligence and failing to help passengers in need. the ferry went down 10 days ago, 187 bodies have been recovered and 115 remain missing. today bad weather forced suspension of diving missions. >>> thousands of pilgrims are converging on the vatican for sunday's canonization of pope john paul ii and pope john xxiii. susan mcginnis now on how pope francis, cardinals and bishops plan to celebrate the sainthood mass. >> i confess. >>reporter: cardinal sean o'malley led friday's mass at santa maria del agatoria in rome. he
trip. is he in malaysia. kristen welker is at the the white house for us. good morning. >> reporter: lester, good morning, as the president is in malaysia, the third stop on his trip, by the way, the white house released this statement. condemning russia's actions and stating that the g-7 leaders agreed on imposing more sanctions. given the urgency of securing the opportunity for a successful and peaceful democratic vote next month in ukraine's presidential electrics we have committed to act urgently to intensify targeted sanctions and measu measures. all this comes after president obama held a conference call with the g-7 leaders yesterday while he was in south korea. and while the white house wants to impose sanctions on russia's economic sector, european allies not willing to go as far. they say punishing russia's economy would also hurt their business interests. the president will meet with the prime minister and college students and likely discuss the tragedy of the missing airplane. lester? >> kristen, thank you. >>> millions of people are flocking to the vatican this weekend
thank you. >>> president obama is in kuala lumpur malaysia, the third stop of his four-stop asian swing. it is the first visit of a u.s. president since lyndon johnson. he's spent much time focusing on the tensions in ukraine and on the nuclear threat from north korea. major garrett is traveling with the president. >> reporter: good morning. top officials here continue to seek the release of a 24-year-old american detained in north korea april 10th. the circumstances of that arrest remain unclear, and the state department is working through the swedish government to find out more details as the united states has no formal diplomatic relations with north korea. a military dictatorship president obama says poses a direct threat to the united states. president obama listened to south korean president park said north korea could test a nuclear weapon at any moment. mr. obama said the north's nuclear program and pursuit of long-range ballistic missiles pose a threat here and at home. >> some of the missile technology that's being developed, the nuclear weapons that are b
. >>> anger boils over as relatives from the malaysia airlines flight 370 take employees hostage. more than 200 family members held 10 airline workers for 10 hours. they were released. frustrated relatives have been awaiting information. the safe area extended beyond where it was believed to have gone down. >>> coming up, taking aim at the next cause - the nation's largest gun right groups touting the message that the right to own guns is underattack. >> i'm kath turner in new york. the national rifle association influenced the debate and politician. now a grassroots organization is taking on the powerful gun group. >> it creates a landscape that is not connected to one place. >> where for art thou cake and candles - celebrating shakespeare's birthday. >>> good morning, welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm morgan radford live from new york city. here are the top stories - kiev says moscow is bent on starting world war iii. russians along the border are on the brink of invasion. it comes amid a kidnapping by pro-russian separatists. >>> the fastest path to saint hood in recent history, pa
. here's what's happening, president obama issuing sharp words for north korea. he's in malaysia arriving in the country two hours ago. before touching down in kuala lumpur, he wrapped up his visit with south korea by meeting with u.s. service members thanking them for their service. he also said this about north korea. >> north korea and its people have a choice, they can choose to continue down a lonely road of isolation or they can choose to join the rest of the world, seek a future of greater opportunity and greater security and greater respect. >> nbc's kristin welker is at the white house for us with a good morning to you. what more did the president say about north korea and what did he accomplish on his visit to south korea? >> reporter: well, his goal in south korea, alex, is to reaffirm the united states support and alliance with south korea. the broader goal of this entire trip is a part of the administration's attempt to pivot to the asia pacific region, particularly as it draws down the wars in iraq and afghanistan. so that was really a part of his goal in south korea. as you
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